Scientific establishments exemption order
Exemption order for scientific establishments from registering dogs and cats
The following was published in the Victorian Government Gazette on 14 August 2008 Page 1955, (gazette G33).
Exemption order under section 5
Order in Council
The Governor in Council makes the following Order;
The objective of this Order is to exempt certain cats and dogs from the requirement to be registered and identified in accordance with the Domestic Animals Act 1994.
2. Authorising provision
This Order is made under section 5 of the Domestic Animals Act 1994.
In this Order —
- Act means Domestic Animals Act 1994
- SPPL means a Scientific Procedures Premises Licence issued under section 29 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986
- SPFL means a Scientific Procedures Field Work Licence issued under section 32A of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986
- scientific procedure has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986
A cat or dog is exempt from the registration and identification requirements of Part 2 of the Act provided the cat or dog —
(a) is owned by the holder of a SPPL or SPFL
(b) is housed on premises covered by a SPPL or SPFL
(c) has been bred for use in a scientific procedure or is being used or is intended to be used in a scientific procedure or is being used to breed dogs or cats for use in scientific procedures under a SPPL or SPFL
(d) is individually identified in a manner commensurate with the Act
Dated 11 August 2008
JOE HELPER MP
Minister for Agriculture
Clerk of the Executive Council